Airbus A350 XWB
|Airbus A350-900 during its first flight on 14th June 2013|
|Role||Wide-Body jet airliner|
|First flight||June 14, 2013|
|Status||Being produced but not yet being used by airlines|
|Unit cost||A350-800:US$254.3 million
The Airbus A350 XWB (XWB standing for Extra Wide Body) is a type of airplane built by European aerospace company Airbus. It is a long-ranged aircraft with two engines and a wide body. It is predicted that the plane will be able to hold and transport 250-350 passengers in a first class, business class, and economy class or a normal 3-class setting. The airplane is scheduled to enter service first with Qatar Airways in mid-2014.
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- The parts are built in other countries, and are assembled in France
- "Fifth And final A350 XWB test aircraft enters final assembly line". Airbus. 4 November 2013.
- "Second A350 XWB test aircraft successfully completes first flight."Airbus.October 14,2013.
- "New Pricelist 2013." Airbus.